Thursday, October 16, 2014

Sourdough Roasted Garlic Buns

It’s been a while since I posted my baked breads. I do bake even though I don’t post about it.

We just came back from a visit to the Netherlands. This time we had a very nice reason to go. Our second granddaughter was born. It was great seeing her with her 4 year old sister. We had a good time with family and friends. We love our Thai life, but it’s also nice to be back. Giving all those we love a real hug. Visiting all those great museums, bare feet walking along the beach, enjoying the forests and eating food we normally don’t eat anymore.

The Netherlands is a land of bread and cheese. I dare say it has the best cheese in the world (and France has the best mold cheese). If you ever visit the Netherlands don’t forget to sample the cheeses. There are many delicious old, mature and young cheeses, but for this bun it has to be mature Weydeland cheese. It’s creamy and mature. The best taste experience is when you eat just cheese and forget the rest. But, that’s my opinion. I’m NOT paid by anyone to talk about our love for Dutch cheese!

Zorra organize WorldBread Day for many years, what a great job!! This 9th year year! 
Have a look at the huge number of breads baked by home bakers from all over the world.
I looked forward to World Bread Day and came up with bread we love in our house. It has both of our worlds: Thai garlic and Dutch cheese. I found this amazingly delicious bread baked by Susan of Wild Yeast; sourdough roasted garlic bread. I was in the mood for buns and I changed the recipe a bit. I added whole wheat bran, spelt and wheat germ.

For me the smell of roasted garlic is one of the best smells coming from the kitchen. I added 2 onions and mixed it with the garlic paste. Who knows when we can send the smell of roasted garlic with melted Weydeland cheese digitally? Till that time we have to bake these buns ourselves.